UAW Strike Already Causing Ripple Effects As GM Forced To End Truck Production In Canada

As United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors continues, ripple effects are already causing disruption on multiple levels. While US production has been stalled since Sunday, production at the Oshawa assembly plant in Canada has now taken a significant hit. As Reuters reports, GM Canada has been forced to temporarily layoff 1,200 employees at the…

UAW Strike Already Causing Ripple Effects As GM Forced To End Truck Production In Canada

As United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors continues, ripple effects are already causing disruption on multiple levels.
While US production has been stalled since Sunday, production at the Oshawa assembly plant in Canada has now taken a significant hit. As Reuters reports, GM Canada has been forced to temporarily layoff 1,200 employees at the plant who build the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups.
The layoffs are a result of a lack of parts and GM had anticipated this would occur if the UAW strike continued.  However, it’s still a significant blow for the automaker as the Silverado and Sierra are cash cows and GM desperately
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